Part of speech:
To cease for a period; delay.
To keep up in a race or contest:
To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
To cancel or not exact penalty for (an offense); forgive
To pass a course or test; to gain credit for a class; to qualify academically.
To ease or relieve (pain, for example).
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
To ease physically; relieve:
Spare means to treat someone with mercy, avoid using something or save someone from something.
The definition of respite is a delay.
A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
(Law) The termination of a suit, quashing of a nuisance, etc.
A temporary stoppage of payment, service, etc.
To accuse of being at fault; condemn (for something); censure
To impose a penalty on a wrongdoer for (an offense)
To load to capacity; fill:
A penalty imposed for wrongdoing:
To ease, lighten, or reduce (pain, anxiety, etc.)
To try to minimize or pardon (a fault); apologize or give reasons for
In contract law, the release or discharge from a debt or other contractual obligation.
Find another word for reprieves. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reprieves, like: suspends, stays, postpones, pardons, delays, defers, absolves, soothes, lessens, comforts and spares.